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    January 9, 2013
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[ crowd cheering ] [ applause ] >> the most beautiful doctors in america calendar is published by the executive producer jay mcgraw, sold by www.thebooknook.com. >> the doctors is donates 100% of the $14.99 retail price to red cross relief. this will help people effected by -- help people effected by superstorm sandy. if you don't need the calendar, buy one for someone you love . >> we will have special behind the scenes footage at www.thedoctorstv.com. >> and my doctor's orders are this: encourage people to help each other out during times of need. because we just came out of the holidays, and it truly is better to give than to receive. we want to thank you so much for joining us today. see you next time! [ crowd cheering ]
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[ applause ] ♪ (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. >> kron 4 news at 4 a.m. start now. >> good morning. is wednesday january 9th. we began this morning with a live look outside from our roof camera here on van ness ave looking back at san francisco. good morning i am james fletcher. i am anny hong. >> erica has a look at your forecast good morning erica. >> good morning to you both as we take a live look outside at our roof camera
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in downtown san francisco. we have clouds and areas of fog. not nearly as dense as yesterday's. it should be clearing relatively quickly compared to yesterday's. the dense fog advisory was extended. expect cloudy conditions light rain is a possibility. we may see scattered showers. the chance increases into the evening hours. it is not that cold. upper '30's for santa rosa and navato. 48 in downtown san francisco. 48 in oakland. >> satellite and radar shows high pressure is breaking apart a cold air mass will infiltrates the bay area. we do not have any warm weather in the extended forecast for quite some time. oakland will reach 57.
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54 for downtown san francisco. 54 in san mateo. there is potential for rain showers. >> future cast four shows by lunchtime light rain in the north bay. also an increase in cloud cover. 5:00 p.m. your evening commute home scattered showers. light green indicates it is like in nature. not a lot of moisture associated with this. light rain for hayward out in the livermore valley. portions of highway 280 and highway 101. >> no rain of the golden gate or bay bridge. maybe spotty showers by midnight. into tomorrow. >> a lot of moisture stays off shore. it will be cold. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows the
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cold air that will settle in to the bay area. the inland lows several days we will hover in the mid to upper twenties. we have clear skies ahead of a spirit friday in the morning hours of frost advisory and a freeze warning goes into effect. chilly conditions, the coldest string of days we have seen for the season thus far. a slim possibility for rain as we head into sunday. >> more details on your extended forecast coming up shortly. >> in the meantime, the traffic desk no hot spots. >> the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza find out oakland into the city. >> no metering lights to deal with. >> the san mateo bridge and the drive is 12 minutes from into end. >> south bound 101 the golden gate a lot of space between cars. head lights heading to san francisco.
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checking with the chp no incidents to report toanny. >> thank you erica. >> the oversees reymar is still anchored in the bay between alcatraz and treasure island this morning. >> the coast guard is still trying to figure out how could have hit a tower on the western span of the bay bridge. >> this is video from our helicopter partnership with seven a b c seven news. officials said the first order of business is to try and piece together what happened. there will be a series of extensive interviews with the bar pilots, by kless. >> in addition, the captain and key members of the crew will also be interviewed. a drug and alcohol testing have been performed, and investigators are awaiting results. >> the coast guard says human error will be one of the possibilities they're looking at. >> while investigators me
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with the crew and other specialty team will be inspecting the ship. >> there will be looking at the navigation equipment on board designed to help guide the tanker around obstacles like the bridge. there was a quarter of a mile visibility the day of the accident. >> we're also learning more about the bar pilots who was maneuvering the ship at the time of the crash. >> this is a picture of guy kless. >> he has been investigated for three prior incidents. >> in august 27th to thousand nine he was piloting the as h. grace, towards the port of sacramento and briefly ran around in the sacramento river, deep water ship channel. >> two days later, on august 29th he was piloting a ship on the san joaquin river to stockton. >> while docking the ship,
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it collided with a wooden pipe line, damaging a catwalk. >> for these two instances, he was ordered to take practice chips with an experienced pilot. >> and on may 26, 2010, he was supervising a trainee on a ship. the ship was tied to a tugboat in route to the richmond inner harbor. >> the tugboat make contact with the bottom of the channel causing minor damage. >> pilot error was found, but no action for recommended. >> the director of the board of pilot commissioner says new regulations are in the works to regulate bar pilots. >> these regulations growth of the coscdo buscon into debt. the director is toll for regulations will be in acted this year. >> monday's tanker collision is a reminder of the november 27th incident with
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the cosco busan tanker slammed into the bay bridge, causing the spillage of more than 50,000 gal. of oil into the bay. >> it took one year for parties to complete their investigation into 20 the 2007 incident. >> the bar pilots was eventually found guilty and sentenced to 10 months in prison. >> the coast guard says the investigation would cause this latest a collision could take months and 20 crew members on board the tanker had been ordered to stay put for now. >> the fbi agents will be back in sand joaquin county today as they continue to ask of a remote area they suspect of being home to him remains. >> this is video of the dig from yesterday's death row inmate wesley sherman time when the speaker carelessly the of bifbi there.
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>> just left here about a thousand pieces of bone fragments were found about 100 yds for their work early digging. >> the fbi says it will take about two to three weeks to complete the current process. >> a storhistoric artifact, valued at more than $800,000, was stolen from the oakland museum of california during a break in the burglary on monday. >> the object: a gold rush era courts and gold box with ornamentation depicting early california. >> this is the museum's second into months. >> the reward is being offered for the safe recovery of the artifacts. police officials and the mayor will hold a news conference on the burglaries' today at 930.
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>> we will be back with more news
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>> we're back 4:10 as the time. >> the s and p the dow are pretty much positive but not by much. the close floor for the second straight day you can see the ending numbers for trading the nasdaq losing about seven points. the dow live about 55. in the s and p dropping four points. we will see where they go to day when the opening bell rings get 630. >> apple, meanwhile is working on a cheaper iphone has sales of android power devices skyrocket. >> there are plans better part of a strategy change. since ceo tim cook took over. >> what started as a
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christmas customer grabber for target is turning into a year-round trans. >> target says shoppers and store to match prices from online retailers including wal-mart, amazon, best buy and toys r us. >> retailers use the price matching practice to attract holiday shoppers, but target is the first company to try all year long. >> is being viewed as a way for brick and mortar stores to compete in the online shopping around. >> former new mexico gov. bill richardson says this delegation is pressing north korea to let here to a moratorium on missile launches and nuclear test, and allow more cell phones and open internet for it since. >> the group is also asking for a fair and humane treatment of an american citizen detained in north korea. >> richardson is accompanied by global executive chairman eric schmidt on what they have called a private, humanitarian trip.
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use promo code: onguard. order now, and get this document shredder, a $29 value, free! call or go online now. [♪...] >> welcome back. the time is4:15 on a wednesday. >> will get a check of the weather from erica. >> good morning, anny. >> san francisco 48 degrees out the door. 43 in hayward. it '40's and oakland. upper '30's and concord. san carlos coming in at 45 degrees and 37 in livermore. >> here is the bigger story a strong cold front will
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drop from the gulf of alaska impacting our area. a lot of cold air associated with the system along with moisture. we could pick up some rain here in the bay area. i do not see too much on our extended model. futurecast 4 shows at 12:00 p.m. not too much may be light rain in the north bay. as we set the clock into motion by 5:00 p.m. not seeing too much just passing a stray showers. spotty in nature. it looks to be clear for the bay bridge and the golden gate not seeing too much for the delta and for those of you commuting around san francisco. we could see light rain in livermore, hayward, portions of the nimitz corridor. also for the lower half of the peninsula and downtown san jose. >> not seeing much by midnight. some clouds. a
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slim possibility for arraigned tomorrow morning a lot of moisture will stick offshore. >> not too much rain associated with the system. the bigger story is probably the cold air. when there is rain in the bay area that translates to snow in the sierra. >> a live look at highway 50 at 89 you can see clear conditions. caltrans says no change. future cast 4 look at snowfall amounts. 3:00 p.m. today again not seeing too much just yet. the snow is not getting your area. by 10:00 p.m. later tonight we are not seeing too much. they will see some snow associated with this system. not much more than 3 in. for today. >> your afternoon highs here in the bay area plenty of 50s. the cold air will settle into the bay area. a
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frost advisory and freeze warning goes into affect on friday morning. that is your afternoon highs for today 56 in santa rosa napa. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows really cold mornings. temperatures will be in the upper twenties for several days for some of your inland lows. it will be a chilly one. the coldest days of the season thus far. the slim possibility for showers as we head into sunday. >> we will have more on your extended forecast coming up shortly. >> in the meantime, a lot of people headed out to work or school it is a great time to leave your house. road work on the chp traffic log. we are not tracking any accidents. >> a live look to the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza doing fine out of oakland in san francisco. >> no problems at the san
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mateo bridge getting to it coming down the nimitz freeway. traffic is flowing good at the toll plaza. south bound 101 the golden gate bridge clear conditions dense fog not a factor like yesterday's. >> no significant issues with visibility for those of you coming out of the north bay. as we turn it to our traffic maps green on our road way censors south bound 101. the east bay looks good no problem for the east shore freeway or westbound 24. james. >> thank you erica. >> and other headlines to burglaries were stopped by armed home owners in pittsburgh. >> the first one was on leland avenue the resident heard a noise at his front door and was not expecting company. when he looked through the peephole, is i man if he did not recognize try to get into his house. >> he went and retrieved the gun and we returned to the front door, the borrower had
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made his way inside. >> there was a physical altercation with the president. the resident loses control of a firearm and he also sees the suspect who was a fire arm which will later determined to be a replica firearms. during the struggle the resident was able to retrieve a knife that was near the area and fatally stabbed the suspect in the neck. >> police say, the dead suspect was a 54 year old pittsburgh resident, with an extensive criminal record. >> police also detained to other people who might have also been involved in that burglary. >> the second story at its burned involving a home ow ner confronting an intruder. happen around yesterday afternoon kron fours and jeff bush explain what happened, and spoke with a homeowner who caught a fleeing suspect led broken
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into his house. >> police were called and said to have seen four people who looked like there were a to no good. the suspect ran and three were caught by police quickly. the fourth suspect was on the loose. terry fredericks and was home heard noise and grabbed his gun. he went downstairs. >> my neighbor's dog were barking. i looked around the garage and there he was. he surprised me. when he got up i was surprised!. >> the burglar got a bigger surprise when terry pulled his gun and told him to give up. >> i told him to stop in the position he was and he did. >> terry called police. he says he is glad the suspect was caught and no one was hurt. >> i did not carry a gun but i am a hunter there was
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something going on and i knew that it was not right at that point. >> police said they were able to recover stolen property three of which are a juvenile suspects. they will all be questioned to find out if they were involved in other burglaries in the area. >> i am jeff bush in pittsburgh kron 4 news. >> in san francisco nudist were back in city hall protesting the ban on nude the that was recently passed. >> it is no longer legal to walk the streets of san francisco naked. >> however, nudist believe, the ban violates their first amendment rights of free expression. opponents of the bandit filed a class- action lawsuit against the city. >> a federal court hearing will be held next week. protesters have created in e-book on body freedom proceeds from which they are
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going to nudist legal defense and future activism group. >> david, chui has been reelected president of the san francisco board of supervisors. >> he was unanimously reelected to the position of the third time tuesday. >> the inaugural meeting of the new board of supervisors also include the swearing in of all supervisors were elected in november. >> chui, ericmar david cam pos and john avalos were reelected, while london breed in norman yee won their first term on the board. >> we will be right back with more on
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>> 4:25 is the time. >> the deadly shooting at a connecticut elementary school had ignited the debate on gun control. vice president joe biden is showing a series of meetings, looking for ways to stem gun violence in the country. >> ed {ayne.
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>>ed payne has the story. >> the nra says it is sending a representative to see what the vice president has to say. the nestle shothe white house press secretary says their input is important. >> we will look for to hearing from a variety of organizations and civic groups and others. those who have insights into the problem. >> president obama created the panel following the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary school in new town, conn. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg is supporting tighter gun laws. >> i think all of us know that joe biden is not a shrinking violet when it comes to crime and gun
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problem in this country. >> wal-mart, a major seller of firearms was invited to discuss gun control with biden. they said they could not make the meeting but would continue ongoing conversations with the white house. >> i am ed spayne reporting. >> the final witness will be called today in the preliminary hearing for james holmes, the former grad student accused of killing 12 people and wounding dozens in a movie theater shooting in july. >> yesterday, authorities tested the homes spent more than two months putting together an arsenal allegedly used in the attack. >> they also say, holmes had bought tickets to the midnight ringing of the dark knight returns nearly two weeks before. >> the washington national cathedral was and began performing same-sex marriages. >> cathedral officials say
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the church will be among the first the episcopal congregations to implement in the life of marriage--new right of marriage. >> dry much of thousands of visitors, the 106 year-old cathedral have long been a spiritual center for the nation, hosting funerals for ronald reagan and gerald ford. >> we will be back with more in just a moment.
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>> we are back at 4:30. >> early-morning silence in san francisco. a man stabbed and left lying in the middle of the st. in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. >> a separate shooting also happen in the same area. >> to get more news faster we turn to kron 4 solo reporter mike pelton, who joins us live from 7 to scott. >san francisco.
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>> around 2:00 a.m. this morning a person was shot in the foot. that person is expected to be ok. i was on scene looking for the shooting seen that happen around 2:00. that is when a gentleman flagged me down and told me his friend or someone he knew had just gotten stab. i called 911 authorities came a short time later in transported the victim. at this point they do not have a suspect in either case. we are still awaiting the crime scene. at this point they do not lead to incidents are related. they do have officers going door-to-door seeing if someone knows anything about the stabbing scene. again a suspect in this case. back to you. >> going door-to-door asking
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for witnesses. is that an apartment complex next door? >> it is an apartment complex. you can see the building to the top left of your screen authorities have concentrated around the building. to show you the proximity the shooting happened a short distance from here the back building here it happen by the g-11 signed. a violent start to the morning. >> we have mike on the scene in information he learned we will share with you when he discovers it. >> anny. >> thank you james. let us turn our attention to erica and weather. >> this is our monthmount tam camera. we are relatively clear from this camera shot. we have areas of fog. really
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impacting the north and east bay. fairfield sing a mile and a half. down to 1 mi. in santa rosa and navato. keep a safe distance between you and the cars in front of you. temperatures are not bad. that is not the big story. upperoakland. 44 degreesn concord and pleasanton. 42 in fremont. >> satellite and radar shows a strong cold front will drop down from the gulf of alaska bring cool air. for cloud coverage and the possibility for some rain. >> futurecast 4 shows by 12:00 p.m. not picking up much on our bottles some clouds north of the golden gate bridge and potential for a shower. 2:00 p.m., we could see light rain over the heart of the bay. oakland, berkeley, and
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portions of san francisco and the coastline. >> strong winds associated with this system. winds between 15-25 mi. per hour. the strongest winds are reserved for the coast. by 5:00 p.m. light rain in the south bay and the lower peninsula potentially in the livermore valley. >> it is the light green we are contending with not a huge rain maker. not a lot of moisture associated with the system although there is the potential to see rain overnight and waking up to morning. our models show that will probe a state of shore. we do not have any 60s to talk about it will be colder compared to yesterday's. 574 (54 for san mateo. >> in your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast
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shows frigid morning spirit several spots will drop to the mid-20s. >> a frost advisory and a freeze warning has been issued for 2:00 a.m. that morning on work. we will continue with chilly conditions on to the week in a chance for showers on sunday. >> will have more on your forecast. beatin >> no hot spots however a few more cars on the road coming from interstate 80 in westbound 580. >> looking good from the nimitz approached.h. beatin >> south bound 101 the golden gate bridge in good shape. visibility is clear on the span. we do have areas of dense fog in the
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north bay. allow yourself extra time. beatin >> thank you erica. >> the investigation into what led to an oil tanker hitting the bay bridge. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news over the scene just after it happen. >> here is what we know the pilot of the ship had three previous mishaps. >> although at least one official with the california bar pilots commission of the incident minor. the national transportation safety board is now calling the recent crash a " major marine casualty because of the damage totals more than a half million dollars. >> they are classifying it as a major incident. >> the director of the simulation program at the california maritime academy in vallejo used their state of the art bridge simulator, to give us an idea of what
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is like for pilots to navigate a cargo ship on the bay through dense fog. >> this is what we consider 10 mi. visibility. there are guidelines and rules for and navigation in fog. they are put in place to help with decision making processes. >> something went wrong. someone did something wrong or mechanical failure we do not know. >> officials at the maritime academy say once the investigation is concluded the findings will be used to prevent future incidents. >> a man was crushed by tractor-trailer backing to a loading dock at a hayward warehouse. >> the trailer was backing up into a dock at the warehouse when the victim attempt to gain the drive is attention to tell him that he was backing into the wrong trail of bay. >> the victim was apparently leaning outside the warehouse when he was struck. >> the state division of occupational safety and health is investigating this fatal accident. >> the time is 4:37. we'll
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take a quick break. a live look outside at walnut creek. we are waking up to chilly conditions. we will be
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>> good morning. welcome back. the time now is 4:39. >> the world's largest consumer electronics show is officially kicked off. >> the 4 day exposition of gadgets and gizmos and loss vegas, said the technology trends for the year. >> more than 3000 companies are showing off 20,000 products to 150,000 attendees. >> kron fours tech reporter gave fox late shows what's generating was so far. >>-- gabe slate shows what is generating so far.
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>> when used with compatible apps the case as interesting navigation and scrolling options. it allows enter active play without your fingers blocking the touchscreen. there is a billion iphone cases.ee a new one that as to the smart phone experience that of just dressing it up. the case will be on the market in march for $59. >> there is a great new travel gadget that offers peace of mind. track dog is a affordable a system to check luggage in case the airline loses it. the small boxes pre programmed with your phone numbers and dropped into a piece of checked luggage. if you arrive in an airport in your successome cases not you can use the mobile track-app. the
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track got costs $50 and an annual $13 service fee. >> this is a high-powered digital camera the can in power shot. it has a flip out claimed that act as a touch screen 12.1 mev the pixels. it comes out in april. >> this is the steady snake a tablet accessory that helps to walk around with the tablets in your face without your hands to hold it. it can help you captured nine shaky pictures or video. for watching videos on the couch or reading books. it cost $75. tune into our evening newscast on kron 4 news i will fill you in on the hot new products coming out of this year's consumer electronics show. >> gabe slate. kron 4 news.
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4:42. >> a live look outside. erica will be back with a full check on your commute and your forecast this morning.
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>> if is 4:44. dry weather finds road crews on the job in santa cruz mountains. the crew is working to rebuild a stretch of vine hill road near highway 17, which washed out during heavy rains last month. >> another group is at work here on highway off summit road. our huge slide buried along section of the road beneath mud 3 ft. deep. >> after ignoring closures and detours on more than a dozen rows, area residents and others, are happy to see repair were getting under way. >> i hope they're not serious about the 20 minute delay. >> weather permitting
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repairs should be finished by the end of january. >> 2012 is officially in the books as a hot this year on record for the continental united states. >> the national oceanicgr aphic and atmospheric administration reports every state in the u.s. saw above- average temperatures last year. >> 19 states set record highs of their own. >> it was also the second worst year for extreme weather, such as tornadoes, hurricanes and superstar on sandy. >> the country faced 11 major weather disasters, each topped $1 billion of losses. seven of the 10 hottest years in u.s. record have occurred since 1990. >> today is not to that of the start forcing upper
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'40's and san francisco pier 44 in oakland. 38 in concord 39 in livermore. we have some dense fog mostly in the north and east bay. visibility is down to 3 mi. around livermore. a mile and one half in santa rosa. >> visibility is obscured from oakland down to hayward. it is not to bad just get. it could ramp up in cloud cover and fall as we head into the next few hours. it will burn off relatively quickly. yesterday dense fog advisers were extended. >> satellite and radar shows high-pressure breaking down the cold front will drop down from the gulf of alaska. >> not much moisture but it will be a cold one. the cold air will settle into the bay area for the next several days. we have potential for rain and winds also between
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15-25 mi. per hour along the coast. >> by lunchtime light rain in the north bay. by 2:00 p.m. mainly cloudy skies for the entire bay area. light rain for the coast line, san francisco, oakland up toward annapolis. spotty showers light in nature. --toward napa. >> may be picking up rain in the south bay and for the lower peninsula. >> midnight not seeing too much. we have a slim potential for showers waking to morning. the model is not showing it. a lot of the moisture is offshore. cloudy conditions as well as very cold temperatures today we are colder than yesterday's. we saw a wide spread 60s today in the low to mid
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'50's. fremont at 55 in mountain view. 58 expected in los gatos. over to the east bay cloudy skies and potential for rain. danville of 56 and so is castro valley. the north bay will see the rain first. 50 degrees for pelham appear in 54 in navato. 57 expected in oakland. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights cold temperatures in inland lows mid to upper twenties a frost advisory and freeze warning goes into affect 2:00 a.m. friday. it will expire in the 8:00 hour. saturday is a dry one mostly sunny skies perfect conditions for the playoff game. a chance for showers as we head into sunday. >> in the traffic center no hot spots. a quiet ride. the overnight contruction is
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starting to pick up. and i look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza we are fine here. no wait at the pay gates and the metering lights are off. >> for those of you heading to the san mateo bridge no problems with visibility across the span itself, remember it as limited between oakland and hayward. drive with extra caution. no wait at the toll plaza itself. >> south bound 101 the golden gate bridge there are reconfiguring lanes for your southbound ride. >> at the traffic maps all is well for north bound 101 coming out of the coyote valley. >> west bound to 37 looking good for those of you coming out of milpitas. >> 280 is a good ride no problems out of 85 approaching cupertino. approaching the peninsula indicates speeds over 50 mi. per hour. >> as for public transit, no delays or a.c. transit, bart, or a train--h train.
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>> a new report by the center for disease control and prevention reveals millions of high school girls ageand women been strained. >> 444 females, binge drinking means consuming four or more drinks in one sitting. >> the cdc found that in 2011, nearlymen engaged in binge drinking on average of three times per month. >> for high school girls, 15 binge drink which is nearly as high as been drinking among high-school boys. >> the cdc's of jazz health care providers talk to steve mills about their drinking habits and the paris peace plan role in preventing their kids from drinking. >> while the u.s. is making process and controlling
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cancer rate rate of human papillomavirus or h-p be related cancers remain stubbornly high. a new report shows or rates among all genders and raises for the most common cancers, including lung, colon, breast and prostate cancers. >> but h-p see related cancers, like cervical cancer, are despite of as a nation that can prevent infection. >> in 2010, less than 50 percent of girls ages 13 through 17 received one of these three doses of the h p v that seen in only 32 percent received all three recommended doses. >> a warning today about those micro beads found in many soaps and body washes they could be bad for the environment. >> the problem is those tiny beads don't disintegrate in in the going down the drain in can end up in the ocean, where they can be swallowed by marine life. >> now, the company that makes the of soaps, vaseline, and other popular
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skin-care products, wants to remove microbial from its products by 2015. it says it is looking for an alternative to the plastic micro beads. >> major change is coming to yosemite national park officials propose limits a daily visitors capacity, in order to comply with a court order to protect the merged rive you are looking at never before seen video of a 10 ft. giant squid, swimming far off the coast of japan. researchers work with the discovery channel and that his first ever footage of a live giants with a deep in the pacific ocean during
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hours of research. biologists say the discovery is huge. >> the discovery channel plans to air a special on the squid later this month. >> we will be back with more on the kron 4 morning
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>> welcome back. a musical superstar dissent the ultimate gift for his birthday. >> elizabeth vcorridan has today's hollywood minute. >> a new single where are we now. >> ♪
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the track is of his upcoming album due in march. is his first album release in a decade. >> try and lock ryan lochte hasa reality show. it will follow him in and out of the pool. along with his intense training the series will focus on his love life, family life, in fashion live. he is described as an endearing personality who is sexy, entertaining and fun. it is scheduled to debut in april. >> kim karsashian and kanye west bought a mansion. it has a salon, a movie theater, and an indoor and outdoor pool. the couple announced they are expecting a baby they did this deer.
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>> for hollywood minute i am elisabeth corridan. >> in still ahead on the kron 4 morning news we're learning more about the bar pilots who ran a tanker in to the bay bridge. the will tell you about his previous record and show you what it is like to be behind the wheel of one of these vessels. >> plus a violent start to this wednesday and one san francisco neighborhood as a shooting and stabbing happened witinches hundred yards within hundreds of feet of each other. do have a live report coming up. >> plus we are watching your wisdom morning commute as well as look at your forecast for the rest of the week. we will be checking in with george erica when the
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january 9th. a violent morning in san francisco patrol hipoterero for pill. afta man stabbed and another is shot we are live on scene. >> the oakland museum and the chrysler the second time in two months. a live report coming up. >> vice president joe biden and many at the white house with guns said during a day- to-day details straight ahead. >> first have weathered the erica. >> activities will be about five degrees colder than yesterday's expect cloudy conditions the potential for some rain and the potential for rent increases as we head into the evening hours. currently is not a bad start. 47 in downtown san
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francisco. 42 for haywood and for oakland with the upper '30's for pleasanton and livermore. 41 in sunnyvale. >> the bigger story the rain on the way we are a dry for now but a cold front will push through a strong one with a lot of cold air strong winds and yes rain as well. i will tell you what to expect in your neighborhood coming up in my next report. george. >> quiet start to the morning commute. not tracking any problems are hot spots. the bay bridge looks good no delays westbound. light traffic for your ride to the east bay, south bay. no problem for the peninsula and north bay ride is a light and easy 1 through marin county. >> thank you george. back to the developing story in san francisco. early-morning silence in san francisco a man was stabbed and left lying in the middle of the st. in san francisco's popterro hill neighborhood.
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a separate shooting also happen in the same area. to get more news faster return to kron 4 solo reporter mike pelton, who joins us live from san francisco. >> the victim was in the driveway near 25th and connecticut. he is suffering from three stab wounds to the chest. he is in stable conditions. this started earlier this morning. i was here looking for a shooting seen that happen around 1:40 a.m. that is an entirely separate incident. the victim in that case was shot in the foot office and set clear the area and left the scene. when i arrived before 3:30 a.m. a man flagged me down and told me someone had been stabbed. off he was attending to the victim i called 911. a parties transported the man to the hospital. no suspects in either case. officers do not believe there is a connection between the two. >> while you were there did
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anyone come out from the apartments nearby? >> just before 330 you can imagine a quiet neighborhood there were a couple of people looking around. officers told me i was their best witness because there were only two people on the scene. there was the one gentleman who was tending to the victim. everyone in the area to see what they saw. back to you. >> thank you mike. as we learned about both cases we will share more with you on the kron 4 morning news. >> vice president joe biden is meeting at the white house with victims' groups and gun safety organizations. >> today's meeting is aimed at building a consensus around proposals to curb gun violence following the horrific elementary school shooting in newtown, conn., the movie theater shooting in aurora .
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>> the vice president will meet tomorrow with the national rifle association of other gun owner groups. meetings with representatives from the video game entertainment industries are also planned. >> this is all part of the panel president obama created following the sandy hook elementary shooting. new york mayor michael bloomberg, a strong supporter of tighter gun laws, is advising the vice president. >> the oakland museum was burglarized for the second time in two months. this happened just yesterday's, sari monday morning. will tran in front of the museum to tell us what happened. >> everything looks fine on the outside but the person who broke in around monday at 3:15 a.m. they believe this person made it through one door went to get a
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specific gold box. reportedly, is worth $800,000. museum officials are saying it is invaluable. the museum administrators as well as mayor jean quan will be here to announce a reward. we do not know how much it will be. obviously, it will be high. they will look at surveillance video and see where they can go from there. back in november when this happened at that time they said that all of the security measures were in place. that everyone did everything right. soon after that they beefed up security and included 24 hour security guards. we are not sure if there was one at this place at the time. on monday it was close to the public to get much more information before the news
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conference. at this point they're saying there's only one person involved. they will releas the summer surveillance video to the public. >> a lot of people on hand watching over the artifacts i guess this is an after hours question about what type of security they had at that time. >> absolutely. they say there is a security guard in place after november. they did not talk in detail when the story broke. they want to keep a lot of the information to themselves. so the police and whoever did this will be the only to people that will know. maybe they will release more information. there is a security guard. the security guard was not seen at the time of the death. the surveillance video only shows the one person going through the place. there was no security guard in the shot as far as we know.
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>> thank you will. . >> secretary of state henry clinton is expected to testify on the deadly september 11th of salt and libya later this month. clinton had been scheduled to testify last month a felt ill and suffered a concussion. she was recently hospitalized for a blood clot. clinton returned to work on monday. she has promised to appear before the senate and house foreign affairs panel before stepping down from her job. >> president obama has nominated senator john kerry to replace her as secretary of state. >> it is 5:07 a.m. thank you for waking up with the kron 4 morning news. we will be back in a couple of minutes here it is chilly around the bay. we have some patchy fog. we will talk about where it is. right now the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza heading from san francisco. it is 44 degrees. ♪
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news watching wall street. >> early seasons kicking off with aluminum maker alcoa which reported $242 million profit on $5.9 billion in revenue. that compared to a big loss for the same quarter in to douse 11. alcoa makes aluminum for so many key industries as one of the dow 30 stocks. they sold more aluminum for construction and aircraft. >> american international group inc is considering whether the company should join a lawsuit against the government that spent $182 billion to save it from collapse. a ig decides to join the complaint, which seeks 25 billion in damages, it would pit the company
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against the government that in 2008 kept it from buckling under the weight of huge losses on mortgage- backed securities and other toxic assets. >> we will see if a i g does a bad pr move. >> 511 a m is the time was a quick break. we will have more headlines in a minute. and a quick check of the traffic. walnut creek the and a quick check of the traffic. walnut creek the [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ]
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news watching whether or around the nation. 2012 is officially in the books as the hottest year on record for the continental united states. the national oceanographic and atmospheric administration records every state in the contiguous
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united states saw above- average temperatures last year. >> it was also the second worst year for extreme weather, such as tornadoes, hurricanes and superstar on sandy. >> the country faced 11 major weather disasters, each topped $1 billion in losses. >> seven of the 10 hottest years in the u.s. record have occurred since 1990. >> sizes attribute this to the cylindrical weather patterns, but researchers also say the data is further proof that human activities contributed to global warming. >> we do have some local dense fog you can see just over a mile of the bids ivisibiy for santa rosa and napa. 6 mi. of visibility for haywood and clear conditions for mountain view. >> satellite and radar shows
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the bigger story and some rain headed our way a very strong cold front will drop down from the gulf of alaska. clouds associated with this system. whins between 15-25 m.p.h.. the strong as when to hit the coast line primarily their. rain for pretty much everyone. the rain is relatively spotty in nature and light. it is not a big rainmaker. not much moisture associated with the system. >> futurecast 4 highlights lunchtime 12:00 p.m. light rain from the north bay. by 2:00 p.m. it will go south picking up some showers for oakland, concord, san francisco and portions of the coast. >> by 5:00 p.m. your evening ride home on this model we will be dry for the golden gate bridge, the citrin rrichmod san raphael. the rain has moved south picking up rain
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in mountain view, redwood city. the north peninsula and the south bay in out in the livermore valley. there is potential for rain overnight into tomorrow morning. this model is not showing it. off any moisture we see stays offshore. it will not be too cloudy. the cold air will settle in to the bay area. if there is rain in the bay area it translates to snow in the sierra. 10:00 p.m. tonight maybe 3 in. of snow if you are heading to tahoe. >> a look at your afternoon highs mountain view at 55. 56 for milpitas. 56 for campbell. the cold cloudy and potentially rain date for the east bay. 56 in walnut creek. to the north bay we have dense fog cloudy conditions later this afternoon. 56 for napa the
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same for santa rosa. to degrees cooler in san francisco and 52 in daly city. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows cold weather sticks around for the next several days a freeze warning and frost advisory goes into affect 2:00 a.m. on friday. saturday looks to be a sunny and a dry one in time for the playoff game. showers could be back in the forecast as we head into sunday. >> 5:19 a.m. that is your weather here is traffic with george. >> erica. we are not tracking any hot spots. a bridge check. >> the bay bridge westport light traffic coming in from the macarthur maize. the east shore and the nimitz. >> the san mateo bridge highway 92 looks good no delays. no problems in hayward or san mateo as you approached the bridge or as you get off on the west side. >> 101 ride through marin county an easy trip with light traffic on the golden
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gate bridge. crews are finishing the reconfiguration. >> the traffic maps show 14 minutes hercules to berkeley. 16 minutes walnut creek the dublin. problem free on 580 westbound. at blossom hill road 101 north bound there is an accident. the vehicle is off the roadways. it is likely we may see some delays here a bit later on. >> thank you george. >> to burglaries were stopped by on homeowners in pittsburgh. >> the first one was on leland avenue. the resident heard a noise at his front door and was not expecting company. when he looked through the peephole, he saw a man he did not recognize trying to get into his house. >> he went and retrieved the gun when he returned to the front door, the burglar had made his way inside. >> police say, the suspect was a 50 year old pittsburgh
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resident, with an extensive criminal record. police also detained to other people who might have also been involved in the berkeley. >> another homeowner confronted a burglary suspect yesterday's also in pittsburgh. >> this one happened in the 1900 block of canyon oaks. >> police that call saying four people were running behind some homes. >> three of their turcotte but a fourth suspect was still on the loose. >> that is when the homeowner grabbed his gun, confronted the suspect and told him to give up. >> and end, the intruder was arrested and no one was hurt. >> police in our questioning all four suspects to find out if there were involved in other burglaries and area. >> a team who was fatally shot in east oakland on monday had been identified as 17 year olds tyronta mickens . police say mickj ens was shot just before one
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monday afternoon while sitting in a car near the corner of 73rd avenue and hamilton streets. two other people who are in the car with her were not injured. >> no suspect informational mode of has been released. >> the shooting death marks oakland first homicide of the year. >> in san francisco nudist were back at city hall protesting the ban on nudity that was recently passed. >> it is no longer legal to walk the streets of san francisco naked. >> however, notice believe, the ban violates their first memorize to free expression. opponents of the ban have filed a class action suit against the city. a federal court hearing will be held next week. protesters have created an ebook on a body freedom proceeds from which are going to the new this legal defense and future activism group. >> david, chui has been
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reelected president of the same physical board of supervisors. >> chiu was unanimously reelected to the position for the third time tuesday. >> the inaugural meeting of the new board of supervisors also include the swearing in of all supervisors collected in november. ch iu, eric > will be i have never encountered such a burning sensation...
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>> one of the stories we're following four children including one infant had died in a house fire near atlanta. >> the fire burned late last night at a duplex in the city of conters east of atlanta. >> police said that another boy was injured after his mother threw him from a window on the second-floor to escape the fire. >> the conyers police chief says officers arrived on scene quickly after the fire is supported but were unable to put it out with hand-held fire extinguishers. >> off other national knows.
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prosecutors in colorado are expected to call their final witness today in the preliminary hearing for james holmes, the former gradison and accused of killing 12 people and wounding dozens in a movie theater in july. >> yesterday's parties testified that homes in more than two months putting together an arsenal allegedly used in the attack. >> they also say, holmes had bought tickets to the midnight screening of the dark knight returns nearly two weeks before the show. >> the washington national cathedral will soon begin performing same-sex marriages. >> cathedral officials said the church will be among the first episcopal congregations and implement a new bride of marriage. >> drying hundred of thousands of visitors, the 106 year-old cathedral has long been a spirit of centraer for the nation, hosting throws for ronald reagan and gerald ford. >> we have a live look from our mount tam camera we will be right
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>> big stores are following this morning. a by the morning in san francisco's patrol hill neighborhood. a
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man is that of line in the middle of the street if you're connected and 25th street. a separate shooting in the same never left another man injured after he was shot in the foot. oakland police will announce a reward today for the safe recovery of an artifact that was stolen during a burglary at oakland museum or california on monday. this is the museum's second burglary since november. cold weather is on the way and there is a chance for snow coming to the sierra. >> traffic still is lighter than usual are around the east bay. >> now to the latest of a
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ship that struck the eastern power bay bridge on monday. if you could see here in the video with our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news where the overseas reymar hit the tower. about 30 to 40 ft. of the bridge towers offender was damaged by the bolt. >> you concede that they are still out here in the quarter periods the coast guard stated that it was in contact with them shortly before the incident. there are recordings of this contact of the ship before it struck the western side of the bay bridge. we know that the bt as warned the ship prior to its striking.
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there are other parts of this investigation and the captain and the pilot were both the drug tested and they did have on all testing is done. everything came back negative and the drug test is still outstanding. they're still trying to figure out what caused all this. he stated of the potential causes. >> whether it be the ship's engineer or the pilot the ship's captain these are all factors that we will be looking at. we do know that the pilot of the ships had three prior incidents earlier in his career other than that we do know a lot about the investigation into where it is heading. we know that the crew is still on the ship right now and the investigation continues. as
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soon as we do get more information we will pass along to you. >> do they just leave it there until the investigation is done? >> part of it is that they are doing the investigation on the ship and they're talking to the crew members. they're checking out the ship to make sure that there was not a lot of damage to the cell. they want to make sure that no oil or gas was leaking at the time. >> now more new is on the history of the bart pilot
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who was the maneuvering the ship of the time of the crash. if this is a pitcher of die kleess. he has been investigated for three prior incidents. on top of august 27, 2009 he was piloting the s h grace towards the port of sacramento and he briefly ran all around and the sacramento river, deep water shipping channel. today's letter, on august 29th, he was piloting a ship on the stand joe quinn river to stockton. while he was stalking the ship, it collided with a wooden tie line, damaging a catwalk. for these two businesses, he was ordered to take practice trips with an experienced pilot. and on may 26th of 2010, he was supervising a trainee on a ship. if the ship was tied
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to a tugboat in route to the rich men inner harbor. the tugboat make contact with the bottom of the channel causing minor damage. pilot error was found, but no action was recommended. >> all u.s. troops could be out of afghanistan by the end of next year. that is according to the white house who says that president obama is " "off to the idea for a total troop withdrawal when nato is operations in afghanistan in 2014. it comes just two days before
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>> welcome back it is 5:39 a.m.. the flu season is off to a strong start. we are having a flu shot my not stop you from getting sick. the flu season this share started early and is still very active. hospitals including kaiser permanente and walnut creek are noticing more people are needing to go to clinics and emergency rooms. the flu
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virus lead to this year's outbreak is called " h- three-n-to " the doctor tells us that people who are getting sick including those who got a flu shot. it takes two weeks for the flu shot to take affect. the flu season typically lasts from mid december to march. the peak is happening now and it is the second half of january. >> diet drinks might not be so good for your help. a new study finds that people will drink diet soda or fruit drinks are more likely to be diagnosed with depression. more likely to be due to research. researchers also found a people who regularly drink for more cans of any type was so they they were 30% more likely to have received a diagnosis of depression. the risk of
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depression was especially high for people who drank diet soda a 31% increase risk compared to a 22% increase risk for those who drink regular soda. >> a warning today about those micro beats found in many soaps and body washes they could be bad for the environment. the problem is that the tiny beads do not disintegrate at the end of going down the drain and they can end up in the ocean, where they can be swallowed by marine life. now, under a lever, the company that makes up soaps, vaseline, and other popular skin-care products, wants to remove michael bees from its products by 2015. you know lever says that it is looking for an alternative to the plastic michael b. spirit >> here is a live look
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outside at san jose. we will be right back.
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>> the time is up 5:44 a.m.. the top stories we're following at this hour. and violence start to the morning and san francisco
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patrol hill neighborhood. a man is stabbed and left lying in the middle of the street near connecticut and 26 straight. a separate shooting in the same neighborhood least another man injured after he was shot in the foot. >> police will announce a reward today for the safe recovery of the artifacts that was stolen for a burglary at old museum of california on monday. this is the museum's second a burglaries since november. bart effect is cthe artifacts id at more than $800,000. >> though oil tanker car that crashed into the bay bridge remains anchored in the bay between alcatraz and treasure island this morning. the coast guard is continuing to investigate the crash. investigators will meet with the crew and
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another specialty team will inspect the ship. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. >> this afternoon you can expect a shower. you may also see rain in the morning hours. the temperatures will get downright cold as we head into the next several days. friday morning at 2:00 a.m. there will be a freeze and frost advisory. we was still see cool conditions into saturday and sunday. >> it is 47 degrees right now out the door in san francisco. we are seeing some upper 30's for the east bay interior valleys. arctic air will push its way through and a logical heir is associated. i do want to
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walk keep your future cast 4. by lunchtime will have a light rain for the north bay. the cloudy conditions will talstart to enter. by 2:00 p.m. oakland, down the east shore. as we continue to push the clock into motion check out the conditions for your ride home. we will see light rain in livermore valley and a lower peninsula. this is really the bulk of it. we're talking about zero and certain spots. the chance that the rain will be in the overnight hours and we get up tomorrow morning i do not believe it was see too much. >> we are only expecting a dusting because there is not very much more strong side.
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if you are heading up to topple there are no chains required. they may pick up 3 in. of snow as we head into the evening hours. it is 57 degrees from afternoon for oakland. you will notice that you will not see this 60's like you saw yesterday. the temperatures are about 5 degrees colder than yesterday. the kron 47 day around the bay stated that on settled weather is for your weekend. it >> will take a quick look at what is going on all around the bay. at this is good news and there are no backups at the bridges. the bay bridge commute is running at nine minutes. the commute time is still at 11 minutes and we have enjoyed a lot of nice drives in the area. will track the drive
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times for you now as we look at the shore freeway. they still have good conditions at 14 minutes. the san ramon drive is 60 minutes down to dublin. 85 assault also looks great. here is the novato ride where the drive has not begin to slow. >> a new poll finds that congress is not popular among the boulders. boaters and disapproved. the boater stated that congress is less popular. they stated that due to unpleasant things they favor congress did beat
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out the telemarketers and lindsey low men. fine said congress is " not " a popular among voters. in fact, voter disapproval is so low, that the public says that congress is now less popular than such things as root canals, nfl replacement referees, traffic jams and colonoscopy is. other unpleasant things voters say that they favored over congress include cockroaches, used car
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salesman and brussels sprouts. however, congress did manage to be out telemarketers, the kar dashians, ebola virus and lindsay lohan. overall, congress favor leak rate stands at just 9 percent favor and 85 percent unfavorable. >> nhl owners will gather in new york today to vote on a tentative agreement reached with the union last weekend. if a majority approves, as expected, the nhl will one step closer toward offical in of a lockout. the majority of players also approve the deal for hockey to return to the eyes. there are no snags, ratification could be finished by saturday and training camps canopus sunday. a 48 game regular season would then be expected to begin on january the 19th. the nhl has its
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release a new schedule. >> and word that lance armstrong's or representative tried to make a donation of about to launch a $50,000 to the u.s. anti-dumping agency before the agency launched an investigation that led to the cyclists been stripped of his tour de france titles. the chief of the u. s a d a told 60 minutes he was stunned. the u.s. a d a rejected the offer. armstrong was stripped of his record seven tour victories in october. this comes as word that armstrong will take an appearance with oprah winfrey, everyone is waiting to see if he will limit that winfrey, everyone is waiting to see if he will limit that he used performance
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>> one of the iconic monopoly game tokens will soon no longer be passing " go! " or collecting $200. hasbro has launched a campaign to retire either the race card, on marin, adult, wheel barrow, us shoe, a top hat, thimble or battleship. the company is letting fans blow on until february the fifth, not least facebook page for the one that they want to keep. the one with the lowest total gets retired permanently. fans also be able to vote for the replacement so get either a toy robot, a helicopter, can't, guitar, or a diamond
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ring. >> twice as many smokers say they plan to quit the habit of this year compared to last year. a new poll finds that 34 percent of u.s. smokers plans to quit in 2013. most said they are quitting because of the increasing price in cigarettes, while others say that it has to do with the help risk that are linked to smoking. the poll also found dead last year, those who made a new year's resolution to quit smoking stopped smoking for about a month before lighting up again, and for many, it was still low as they had abstained from the habit. >> we are working on several of developing stories and down here in the
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kron 4 news room. coming up at 6:00. a by a morning in san francisco, one man was stabbed and another man was shot in the city's port true hill neighborhood. we will have a live report coming up. we do have reports of redskins or will keep going under the knife today! more on his knee operation. plus, cold weather headed to the bay area and a chance of snow in the sierra. we will have a check of your weather coming up as kron 4 morning news continues.